The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 143 140 170
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 381 380 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.59% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.71% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 252 215
Average daily rate
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£421 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +63.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £15.24 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £118.75 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Data Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 111 £438 +7.69% 20
Croydon - 2 £210 -
Romford - 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Brentford +3 1 - -
Bromley -5 1 - -
Docklands, London -10 1 £280 -55.20%
Canary Wharf -10 1 £475 -13.63%
Feltham - 1 £368 -
Uxbridge - 1 £275 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 332 (45.73%) SQL
2 253 (34.85%) Finance
3 236 (32.51%) Data Analysis
4 190 (26.17%) Banking
5 134 (18.46%) Migration
6 132 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 126 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
8 125 (17.22%) Data Modelling
9 110 (15.15%) Analytics
10 105 (14.46%) Data Migration
11 102 (14.05%) Data Management
12 88 (12.12%) SQL Server
12 88 (12.12%) Microsoft
13 82 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
14 73 (10.06%) Business Analysis
15 72 (9.92%) ETL
15 72 (9.92%) VBA
16 67 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
17 64 (8.82%) SAS
18 61 (8.40%) Data Quality
19 58 (7.99%) Oracle
20 57 (7.85%) Validation
20 57 (7.85%) Investment Banking
21 56 (7.71%) Degree
22 54 (7.44%) T-SQL
23 53 (7.30%) SAP
23 53 (7.30%) Data Mapping
24 51 (7.02%) Data Cleansing
24 51 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
25 49 (6.75%) Data Governance

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (8.82%) SAS
2 33 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.55%) CMS
3 4 (0.55%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.28%) LiveCycle
4 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.14%) IIS
5 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 132 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (5.10%) MS Office
4 35 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.20%) SPSS
6 12 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.69%) FastStats
8 3 (0.41%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.28%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.24%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.83%) Eagle PACE
3 6 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.69%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.41%) SAP TEM
6 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.28%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.28%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.28%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 2 (0.28%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) Sage ERP X3
8 1 (0.14%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.55%) SaaS
2 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Force.com
3 1 (0.14%) SmartFocus
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
1 4 (0.55%) DNS
2 3 (0.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.28%) Firewall
3 2 (0.28%) SSL
3 2 (0.28%) LDAP
3 2 (0.28%) LAN
3 2 (0.28%) WAN
3 2 (0.28%) DHCP
4 1 (0.14%) VoIP
4 1 (0.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.14%) DSL
4 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.14%) Network Security
4 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 82 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (5.51%) Data Mining
4 37 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (4.68%) Big Data
6 33 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (3.86%) Relational Database
8 27 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (3.58%) MS Access
10 22 (3.03%) QlikView
10 22 (3.03%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.52%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.24%) Base SAS
14 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.10%) DataStage
16 7 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.52%) ERwin
2 4 (0.55%) LSMW
2 4 (0.55%) Subversion
2 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.55%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.55%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.41%) Toad
3 3 (0.41%) JIRA
4 2 (0.28%) PVCS
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 253 (34.85%) Finance
2 190 (26.17%) Banking
3 57 (7.85%) Investment Banking
4 39 (5.37%) Retail
5 37 (5.10%) Marketing
6 27 (3.72%) Legal
7 15 (2.07%) Law
7 15 (2.07%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.93%) Front Office
9 13 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.10%) Back Office
11 7 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.83%) Games
13 4 (0.55%) Electronics
13 4 (0.55%) Publishing
13 4 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.34%) XML
2 8 (1.10%) FpML
3 6 (0.83%) Web Services
4 5 (0.69%) .NET
5 4 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.41%) RESTful
7 2 (0.28%) SciPy
7 2 (0.28%) NumPy
7 2 (0.28%) REST
7 2 (0.28%) COM
7 2 (0.28%) MDX
7 2 (0.28%) XSD
7 2 (0.28%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.28%) Middleware
8 1 (0.14%) OLE
8 1 (0.14%) XMPP
8 1 (0.14%) Java EE
8 1 (0.14%) SOAP
8 1 (0.14%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.14%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 126 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.82%) Statistics
3 31 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 30 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.72%) Visualisation
5 27 (3.72%) Fixed Income
6 23 (3.17%) Reference Data
7 22 (3.03%) Data Extraction
8 20 (2.75%) Data Structures
9 19 (2.62%) Credit Risk
10 17 (2.34%) Mathematics
10 17 (2.34%) Data Integration
11 16 (2.20%) FMCG
11 16 (2.20%) NHS
12 15 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.93%) Equities
14 13 (1.79%) Derivative
15 12 (1.65%) Learning Management System
16 9 (1.24%) Taxonomies
17 8 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.07%) Windows
2 8 (1.10%) UNIX
3 6 (0.83%) Linux
4 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (32.51%) Data Analysis
2 134 (18.46%) Migration
3 125 (17.22%) Data Modelling
4 110 (15.15%) Analytics
5 105 (14.46%) Data Migration
6 102 (14.05%) Data Management
7 73 (10.06%) Business Analysis
8 72 (9.92%) ETL
9 67 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (7.85%) Validation
11 53 (7.30%) Data Mapping
12 51 (7.02%) Data Cleansing
12 51 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (6.75%) Data Governance
14 48 (6.61%) CRM
15 47 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (6.34%) Asset Management
17 35 (4.82%) Investment Management
18 33 (4.55%) Project Management
19 32 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 332 (45.73%) SQL
2 72 (9.92%) VBA
3 54 (7.44%) T-SQL
4 18 (2.48%) R
5 14 (1.93%) Python
6 13 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.38%) Java
8 8 (1.10%) VB
9 4 (0.55%) C
9 4 (0.55%) Perl
9 4 (0.55%) MATLAB
9 4 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.41%) C#
11 2 (0.28%) Korn
11 2 (0.28%) Scala
11 2 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.14%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.14%) Lingo
12 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (7.71%) Degree
2 9 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.41%) ISEB
3 3 (0.41%) PMP
3 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.28%) CISSP
4 2 (0.28%) MCSE
4 2 (0.28%) MCT
4 2 (0.28%) CISMP
4 2 (0.28%) CFA
5 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.14%) ACCA
5 1 (0.14%) CIMA
5 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.40%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.34%) QA
3 13 (1.79%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.41%) SLA
7 2 (0.28%) Basel II
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.14%) FATCA
8 1 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.14%) Oozie
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.14%) Jitterbit
3 1 (0.14%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 88 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.99%) Oracle
3 53 (7.30%) SAP
4 33 (4.55%) Tableau
5 17 (2.34%) Cognos
5 17 (2.34%) Informatica
6 14 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.93%) Trillium
7 12 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (1.52%) IBM
9 10 (1.38%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.38%) Google
10 9 (1.24%) Alteryx
11 7 (0.96%) WorldPay
11 7 (0.96%) Reuters
11 7 (0.96%) GoldenSource
11 7 (0.96%) HP
11 7 (0.96%) Sun
12 6 (0.83%) Sybase
12 6 (0.83%) SimCorp
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